Ralf Rentschler

We need partners with a fundamental understanding of AI

Electrics/electronics (E/E) and software are of key importance for the vehicle development process today. In an interview with the PROSTEP newsletter, Ralf Rentschler explains how software can be deployed in vehicles faster and what role AI plays when it comes to speeding up development. Ralf Rentschler is team leader of IT System Integration, E/E Documentation and Validation at Mercedes-Benz AG.

PROSTEP sponsors TU Darmstadt's DART Racing Team

PROSTEP sponsors TU Darmstadt’s DART Racing Team

The DART Racing Team at TU Darmstadt recently unveiled the pi2023 electric bolide, with which the team will compete in four Formula Student competitions this summer in the categories Electric and Driverless. The PROSTEP logo has been emblazoned on the monocoque of the newly designed vehicle for the first time. The Darmstadt-based PLM consulting and software company is now supporting the Formula Student team of the local TU as a Gold Sponsor. PROSTEP had previously sponsored students by donating powerful computers for performing complex simulation tasks.

PROSTEP Sponsors PIDX USA 2022

PROSTEP, the fastest growing PLM solutions provider in all aspects of engineering, is proud to sponsor PIDX USA 2022 on May 17-18, 2022 in Atlanta, GA.  This premier event for Design, Engineering, and R&D Leaders explores solutions to solve technology’s most complex challenges and enable better product development and digital transformation.

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COExperience 2022 Platinum Sponsorship

Premier Platinum Sponsors, PROSTEP, the industry leading Dassault partner for PLM integration, migration, and data exchange for manufacturers in industries such as aerospace and defense, automotive and transportation, shipbuilding, consumer goods, and machinery, lends a wide range of technical expertise through its upcoming presentations at COExperience 2022.  The 25+ year event, held yearly by COE, the Community and Experts of Dassault Systemes Solutions sponsored by founding partner, Dassault Systemes, brings together industry leaders to share, connect, and lend best practices for Dassault solutions.

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PROSTEP Presentations at VVM Funding Project’s Mid-term Event

How can automated driving systems be reliably tested and safely put on the road? This is the subject of the project “Verification & Validation Methods” (VVM), funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection. At the mid-term event on March 15 and 16 participants will present initial results. Project partner PROSTEP will also be represented at the online event with two presentations. The PROSTEP speakers will present the demonstrator of a traceability solution (TRACY) that supports the verification and validation process. It is developed as part of the project and is freely available to all participants for the duration of the event.

An agile culture helps with the digital transformation

A few months ago, André Radon succeeded Sebastian Grams as chief information officer (CIO) of SEAT S.A. and the CUPRA motorsports brand. In an interview with the PROSTEP newsletter, he explains the IT strategy that the VW subsidiary is using to master the digital transformation from a classic carmaker to a software-driven mobility provider.

Magna Blue Sky Organizes Data Exchange with OpenDXM GlobalX

Magna is developing intelligent next-generation electric vehicles for the Chinese market together with Beijing Electric Vehicle (BJEV), the electric car subsidiary of the Chinese carmaker BAIC. Magna Blue Sky, the name of the joint venture, uses PROSTEP’s OpenDXM GlobalX solution, in combination with the PLM solution Teamcenter, for the secure exchange of data with partners and suppliers.


PROSTEP as a Partner for AGILE PLM Development

Companies in the manufacturing industry face the challenge of responding flexibly to new market and customer requirements. Their IT organizations and PLM landscapes must also meet this challenge. More and more companies are therefore adopting agile approaches and need development partners with the relevant expertise.

This white paper describes how PROSTEP supports them in the use of agile methods in the PLM environment.


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